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The Yemeni Dead: Six Times Higher Than Previously Reported

The number of people killed by the violence in Yemen has for the first time risen above 3,000 dead in a single month, bringing the total number of fatalities to over 60,000 since the start of 2016. The figure is six times greater than the…

Public Meeting Tour: Stop Bombing Yemen, Stop Arming Saudi

The Saudi regime is one of the most brutal and authoritarian anywhere in the world. Its ruler Mohammed Bin Salman is implicated in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey and has rounded up and tortured opponents at home. His…

George Bush’s Wars Set the Stage for 25 Years of Endless War

By 1989, it had become apparent to all — everyone except the CIA, of course — that the Soviet economy, and thus the Soviet state was in very deep trouble. In November 1989, the Berlin Wall came down in the face of Soviet impotence. And,…

Commemorating Starvation in the 21st Century

It is the readiness to see human lives as expendable in pursuit of other political and military goals that is the common factor in the resurgence of famine in the last two years. After three decades in which famines had declined in…

Campaigns: Stop Arming Saudi Arabia

 Sign the petition: tell the Foreign Secretary that enough is enough; it's time to stop the arms sales, and help stop the war in Yemen.  Please ask your MP to take a stand and call for an end to arms sales to Saudi Arabia. It only takes…

Saudi Arabia and the Canadian Arms Lobby

One has to admire the Canadian government’s manipulation of the media regarding its relationship with Saudi Arabia. Despite being partners with the Kingdom’s international crimes, the Liberals have managed to convince some gullible folks…